Air (34)

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 Theme code Index    556 1H3H3
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    3/4
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    John Buttery
 Book/Manuscript title    John Buttery music manuscript collection
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 959
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1784-1820
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   ()   

X:1 T:Air [34] T:Retreat, A M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air S:The Buttery Manuscript (c. 1784-1820, No. 959) N:John Buttery (1784-1854) joined the 34th Regiment in Lincoln, N:Lincolnshire, England, in 1797 and served as a fifer until discharged in N:1814. His large ms. contains marches, duty calls, dance tunes and airs. N:EASMES identifies this as the Fife MS. and suggests a date of 1780, see N: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D F>G|A2A2 B>c|d>e f2 F>G|A2g2f2|e4 F>G| A2 A2(B/c/)|(d/e/f/g/) (a/f/)(d/f/) (e/g/)(c/e/)|(d/f/)(A/d/) (c/B/)(A/G/) F2|E2D2:| |:f>a|(ge)(cA) G2|FA d2 (f>a)|(ge)(cA) G2|F4 F>G| A2 A3 (B/c/)|(d/e/f/g/) (a/f/)(d/f/) (e/g/)(c/e/)|(d/f/)(A/d/) (c/B/A/G/) F2|E2 D2:|]